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Choosing Helly Hansen Base Layers

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When it comes to working outdoors, “layering up” is not an uncommon term.  Layering up is your best defence against changes in the external environment and being able to work through the different seasonal temperatures.  From adding thermals to your layering system to zipping in an additional fleece to the inside of your waterproof padded jacket – ultimately when it comes to layers it’s important to know, you have options.  However, there is a systematic approach to layering and reasons why you should layer as opposed to grabbing the bulkiest sweater you can find.  A Systematic Approach Leads to Better Results  Bulky, thick...

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Reviews of our 5, top selling Helly Hansen Jackets

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With several work jackets in our Helly Hansen workwear range, we thought it might be a good idea to provide you with some further insight into our 5 best sellers.  All clothing within the Helly Hansen jackets range is designed to perform flawlessly and fit with maximum comfort and complete flexibility.   Ultimately, to let you get on with the job at hand.   These highly functional, protective, and waterproof jackets are perfect for working outdoors in a range of different environments.  Our top 5 picks  1. Helly Hansen Alta Jacket This high vis contrasting colour jacket has not only reflective bands but also two front...

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The Ultimate Workwear Collections, by Helly Hansen

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Choosing Helly Hansen Base Layers Renowned for their innovative design and durable workwear solutions is the global brand, Helly Hansen.  Designed to bring fashion and technology together, Helly Hansen clothing is perfectly apt for those working on the land, sea, and the mountains.  Worn and trusted by professionals, the apparel is developed from real experiences across all of these situations. Continuously improving and introducing innovations to workwear based on these real-life experiences and feedback, is what Helly Hansen does best.  One such innovation is the LIFA Stay Dry Technology.  Preventing the moisture from touching the skin and letting the body...

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Knee Pads for Snickers Workwear

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What to wear with a hoodie?Most tradespeople will spend a lot or a little time working on their knees.  From kneeling to fit floors, bending and standing several times a day, you need to be comfortable in your workwear and also have the kneepad protection to prevent damaging your knees long term.  You need to find the perfect fit for you, and things to consider when looking for suitable knee pads can include:  If you have to pull or rearrange your trouser leg to move the kneepad into the right position.  When buying new workwear trousers, make sure to test...

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Why you need Helly Hansen Workwear

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Creating professional workwear for over 140 years, Active Workwear stock a wide range of Helly Hansen work gear to suit all craftsmen and all trade types.   This particular brand continues to use their own experiences to develop new and innovative pieces of clothing and is now a firm workwear family name, with the Hansen brand worn and trusted by professionals on oceans, mountains, and worksites!  With flexible, durable, and versatile clothing, that protects against all elements, the Helly Hansen brand and collections have certainly grown over the years.  Working in the great outdoors  Bringing science and fabrics together is what...

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